Tongue Rocks

Tongue Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Tongue Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 14800
Name ID: 111613

Feature type: Tongue

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

between Eagle Island and Beak Island, Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61, were so named in extension of the bird analogy used in naming the above two islands, together with Tail Island and Egg Island (APC, 1964, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 38' 00.0" S
- 63.63333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 21' 00.0" W
- 57.35000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Feb-1964

Related information

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